01.06.16

Changing dietary patterns in South African cities: from traditional to modern foods?

SIID funded project team assesses dietary patterns among urban adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa, using the Birth To Twenty Plus data set.

14.04.16

Nairobi slums: value-added outcomes in exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) intervention

Our guest blog from Dr Paula Griffiths explores the unexpected benefits of an Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF) study in Nairobi, Kenya

06.04.16

Poor Numbers

Morten Jerven – keynote at our SIID Annual Lecture & Postgraduate Conference – discusses the problems of ‘poor numbers’.

30.03.16

New global goals, new mindsets?

In this guest blog Tony German, Strategic Advisor at Development Initiatives, discusses the SDGs, inequality and the Data Revolution.

24.03.16

Part Two: Are we there yet? Lighting fires: burning some of the assumptions about childhood

In his second blog in the ‘Are we there yet? series, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO Hope and Homes for Children, questions some of our assumptions about ‘childhood’ and how we define it.

09.02.16

Faith-based organisations & their role in tackling adolescent obesity in South Africa

Dr Paula Griffiths and Dr Rebecca Pradeilles discuss a new study conducted in adolescents in Johannesburg- Soweto, South Africa.